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"It's even better than pure nudity! Suitable for all ages! Very wholesome! Moderately sexy, but not dirty at all! We should call this, 'The Super Wholesome Space!'"
Sora, No Game No Life, after having just imposed this trope on his opponent, then following up with The Nudifier

Sometimes, a creator wants to show characters naked in a work that's intended for general audiences. They can't just let the audience see the characters' private parts, but using censorship tools like Scenery Censor or Censor Steam to hide those areas can feel contrived or bothersome from an artistic standpoint. If it's a non-live-action medium like comics or animation where you build up a character model from scratch instead of filming or photographing a real person, one really simple solution is to just leave out the part where you draw, paint, or sculpt the genitals and leave a smooth area instead, so that even if you show the character totally naked there'll be nothing objectionable to see.

If a female is shown naked from the front, nipples may or may not be included. Variations include complete absence, nipples absent but areola shown, nipples drawn but areola lacking, and both nipples and areola being drawn. The crotch will almost always be completely featureless, with not even a dark patch to represent pubic hair. This is sometimes oddly coupled with adding "clothing" so thin and skin-hugging that it displays the naughty bits in prominent relief, making characters more naked when they're clothed than when they're unclothed.

Barechested male characters will often be depicted without nipples, and there will never be visible genitalia or crotch hair. They can also have the curious affliction of having the organ in question outlined, but transparent, or looking like the artist got carried away with the eraser. For both sexes, belly buttons are optional.

The Trope Namer is the famous Barbie doll line. Almost any doll or action figure with clothes that you can remove will be featureless when undressed. When this is not the case, they are usually advertised as "anatomically correct". This technique is also used often in Anime and Manga, particularly for subjects like the classic Magical Girl Transformation Sequence.

A similar effect can be achieved in live production by the actors wearing flesh-coloured bathing suits, or applying patches to specific areas. The absence of private parts can be more jarring in live-action when you're given a chance to notice it, so these days it's typically used as backup to help camouflage areas that will be mainly obscured by other means or shown for only a fraction of a second, instead of being shown to the viewer in a straightforward fashion.

Despite the potential weirdness of not seeing something that's supposed to be there, having those specific bits can be a good thing when seeing uncensored private parts would be even more distracting. Viewers tend to quickly accept this artistic convention as long as you keep their attention on something more important.

Compare Non-Humans Lack Attributes, Animals Lack Attributes, and Posthuman Nudism. In-universe examples (characters who acknowledge that they are missing those body parts for some reason) may be cases of Body Horror.


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  • Parodied in this ad for Club Orange, which depicts a Ken doll and a Barbie doll getting intimate only for awkwardness to arise when Barbie sees that Ken doesn't have a penis.
  • In this Hugo Boss advert, Sienna Miller has no visible nipples, despite the fact that she's wearing a sheer top and no bra.
  • In a strange case, an Old Navy Commercial uses sparklers to cover up the nipples of an *ahem* attractive man pushing a cart filled with ice cream. It's rather odd that Old Navy would even go the route of using male eye-candy, but after seeing nothing but American Apparel ads, it was difficult to complain...
  • There was an ad for WWE WrestleMania 24 where all the nipples were airbrushed off of the wrestlers.

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  • The Titans of Attack on Titan, though it's because they literally lack sexual organs rather than censorship; nobody knows if or how they reproduce (They do not; they're transformed humans). The humans do have nipples, but shirtless moments are few and far between.
  • Bakemonogatari and the ensuing "Monogatari" series anime adaptations all use this trope. Specifically: Hitagi, Hanekawa, Suruga, Shinobu and Koyomi have all had a naked scene at some point; their nipples (and genitals) have always been omitted.
  • In Bastard!! (1988), Dark Schneider, the main (male) character is constantly naked. Usually, but not always, in the manga, his penis is visible but when it's not, it's got the "not drawn in" type of nudity. In the OAV based off of it, convenient shadows (that get mentioned once) cover his groin area. In the official 18+ expansion doujinshi (aptly named Bastard!! Expansion) his penis is very visible and quite ridiculous in size and censored with a practically nonexistent white bar.
  • Berserk: Zig-zagged within the manga, and also from one adaptation to another. Miura never draws penises or vaginas in the original manga as explicitly as you would see in uncensored (or most censored) Hentai because of Japanese censorship laws, but this is only one of multiple techniques he uses. Puck is always naked but has no visible genitals. His female counterpart Ivalera... well, we don't know because she wears a dress. Various male characters including Guts and Griffith are drawn like Ken dolls at times, with shadows covering a noticeable lack of private parts. Women are sometimes drawn like Barbie dolls from a distance, whereas closer up he usually draws them with nipples but avoids detailing the pubic area. On the other hand, sometimes he draws male or female organs in silhouette instead of omitting them altogether, or suggests pubic hair with some subtle texturing. At one point in volume 18 he was even bold enough to draw Joachim explicitly penetrating Nina, albeit with very few lines and no shading. It's not entirely consistent by any means. There are parts featuring characters like Ken dolls next to relatively explicit Male Frontal Nudity in the same panel! The anime and the theatrical cut of the movies generally censor genitals more. The Berserk Abridged series parodies this with Gut's complaints about his lack of genitals in the anime, for which he beats up the character designer. Males are drawn without nipples in the manga and 1997 anime, while they do have them in the movies. As for Berserk (2016), there's the censored broadcast version and the uncensored Blu-ray release.
  • Bikini Warriors: Every single Bikini Warrior definitely has nipples as the OVA episodes make clear. What they also make clear, is that they do have genitals (as they get stimulated in certain episodes), but they are not visible in Ep 15 (A spoof of The Emperor's New Clothes) nor is there any pubic hair, which features extensive full-frontal nudity from almost the entire cast.
  • In the original manga and OVA series, the titular Birdy Cephon Altera of Birdy the Mighty had this is effect, being depicted without visible nipples and crotch. The remake manga does present her with nipples, though.
  • Bleach:
    • There is a scene where Ichigo is naked, and there are no nipples nor genitals. It is All Just a Dream anyway, though.
    • Rangiku Matsumoto has no nipples, nor does Yoruichi. In general, male characters generally don't have nipples but they tend to randomly develop them for close-ups.
    • Crossdresser Charlotte Cuulhourne, however, does appear to have pubic hair.
    • Masaki's Hollowfication is depicted as her featureless nude body floating in a void toward the enlarged mask of the Hollow responsible. However, when Isshin saves her, she's surprisingly given nipple outlines while he complains about her shamelessness.
  • In Brave10, even when characters are not covered by Censor Steam, there is a lack of detail in the nudity although the manga pushes things a little farther than the anime.
  • Bubblegum Crisis Tokyo 2040 ends with two main characters stranded nude on a desert island. When seen from the front their bodies are drawn like dolls, without any explicit features whatsoever.
  • Jo in Burst Angel, to the extent of executing a non-villain Full-Frontal Assault with not much to show but some small swells where breasts are supposed to be, and nothing "downstairs". Of course, she is an engineered being, so she may have an excuse.
  • In Cage of Eden the girls are frequently drawn naked, but lack nipples or pubic hair.
  • Captain Earth, episode 19 ends with Hana floating naked in the Blume's control module. While her crotch is obscured by something else, this initially appears to be an instance of Godiva Hair. But no, her hair floats out of the way, giving the audience a clear view of her nipple-less breasts.
  • In some of the OPs and EDs of Case Closed, Ran appears in featureless nude. Sometimes there is barely a suggestion of cleavage; other times the breasts are more clearly drawn; in neither case are there nipples or other features.
  • In the manga Cherry Juice, a combination of this and well placed Censor Steam is used to obscure the naughty bits of the 15 year old protagonist during her bath scenes.
  • Avoided by Crayon Shin-chan in which, even in the North American televised release, graphically depicts male genitalia on the title character. Similarly, Masamune Shirow's manga Appleseed (the North American release in any case) features explicit frontal female nudity, up to and including pubic hair.
  • Choujin Sensen: FEE has no visible genitalia despite being mostly naked.
  • Chrono Crusade has several shower scenes with the girls (particularly in the manga), but once again with no nipples and featureless crotches. Chrono also has a nightmare that shows both him and Aion in the nude (no, not THAT way), but the dark, moody feel of the scene allows for shadows that cover anything that we might've seen.
  • In a show riddled with as many long, random topless scenes as Code Geass, the complete lack of nipples is weird to the point of disturbance. Also, during a gratuitous Out-of-Clothes Experience flashback scene, wide shots of Suzaku's shadowed lower body show... Something very important is clearly missing. Nipples are featured in the DVD versions of the series (the version Bandai licensed).
  • Cowboy Bebop:
    • Men apparently don't have nipples. You see Spike with vague nipples in the first episode, but from then on, he and the other male characters either have no nipples, or they are covered with bandages. No one has underarm hair or pubes, though some characters have chest hair.
    • In the flashback scene in "Sympathy for the Devil" showing Spike having his eye operation, Spike has no nipples nor genitalia. The space between his legs is covered in shadow, except in one shot where the camera angle conveniently places his big toe (which is close to the camera so it seems very large) right in front of the split between his legs.
    • If you pay very close attention, you can also see naked and half-naked women in pornography that some characters have, such as when Jet is talking to one of his cop pals, the cop's monitor is surrounded by porn. The crudely drawn nudes either have no nipples or have strategic sheets to cover them.
    • Averted hard in "Jupiter Jazz (Part 1)"; the character of the day was subjected to a sedative in prison that caused him to get gynomastia. This is revealed to the audience by Faye bursting in on him in the shower and seeing his anatomically correct breasts.
  • Cross Ange: The female characters are regularly nude but female nipples and both sexes' genitals are completely absent, including an instance in the opening titles that would have provided Male Frontal Nudity from Tusk. One wonders why they bothered to use Censor Steam in some places.
  • Most variations of Cutey Honey anime feature this. Even in (more child-oriented) Cutey Honey Flash, we see glimpses of Honey's pubic area—of course, without any features.
  • In Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, Netrunners who dive into the Net are represented as nude without nipples or genitals. This is averted outside the Net however, as the entire human anatomy (nipples, genitals, you name it) is much more explicitly depicted.
  • Dance in the Vampire Bund varies as to the degree of this displayed, sometimes within a given chapter. Princess Mina's normal form sometimes has full nipples and areola, sometimes dark shaded areola without nipples, and sometimes full blank chest.
  • The dryad flowers from Delicious in Dungeon resemble naked humans but lack nipples or genitalia. They're plants and so pollinate each other through kissing and don't nurse their young.
  • In the "final" episode of Devil Hunter Yohko, Yohko, her cousin Ayako, and Azusa, are fighting the final battle battle naked (well, technically in monster X-ray vision), and apparently they have nipples, but no genitalia or pubic hair.
  • In Devil Man The Demon Bird, in Akira's nightmare at one point he dreams he's falling through a bottomless cavern naked, his crotch is covered by shadows most of the time, but then when he falls through a lighter area you can see he has no genitalia.
  • In Digimon Tamers and Digimon Frontier, transformation sequences often contain examples of this: the kids appear naked while Biomerged, and they lack nipples and genitals. Averted in the original Japanese scenes, where the children's anatomy is shown uncensored for a few frames while they are transforming.
  • Averted quite a bit is in Doraemon original manga and 1979 anime from late 80s where Nobita's penis and Shizuka's nipples are seen countless times. It is, however, important to note that the manga is completely lacking in Fanservice outside of Parental Bonus — all nudity is Played for Laughs. Played straight in the 2005-present anime remake where the censorship is stricter.
  • Dragon Ball openly displays Goku's genitals in the very first chapter. This continues to be a trend for the rest of the franchise's original run: there are plenty of times where Goku (and, later, his son, Gohan) are on full display as babies, toddlers, and preteens. In their case, it's supposed to be totally innocent because they're totally innocent, and because Naked People Are Funny. By Dragon Ball GT, even the opening sequence shows off Goku’s bare body in every episode. When the franchise was revived in the 21st century, Japanese standards on nudity changed, and the series adapted to this trope: every instance of Goku and Gohan’s genitals were censored by Dragon Ball Z Kai. As for Bulma, while the original series displayed her nipples more than once, her genitals are never seen.
  • In Elfen Lied, each time the girls are naked you can clearly see that they have nipples but no crotch hair or genitalia.
  • Eureka Seven has male characters without nipples.
  • Evangelion, as a franchise, jumps around with this, depending on the incarnation.
    • The original television series used camera tricks to avoid showing everything that wasn't buttocks-related, and would otherwise enforce this trope. The final films and the Rebuild movies, however, show female nipples, but still lack genitalia. The manga, interestingly enough, operates similarly to the movies, but showed Shinji's genitals in one particular instance (he lacked pubic hair, too).
    • Asuka (Shikinami, not Soryu) has one scene in which her breasts are shown, her nipples are covered by the infamous straw of censorship. Later, when she is in her see-through plugsuit, she is wearing a bra and her crotch is completely featureless. In 3.0, Asuka is never shown naked.
  • Tohru Watanabe from Excel♡Saga has something between his legs that looks... very odd, and possibly aquatic. It's apparently an elephant's head censor, but still.
  • Fairy Tail initially just covers up the naughty bits with Censor Steam and Scenery Censor, but in later bath scenes the naked girls tend to be covered up less, so it becomes clear that they don't have nipples at all (male characters do, though). Erza is also seen full-frontal naked at one point, and she has the typical Barbie Doll crotch.
  • Clear from Final Fantasy: Unlimited; it's difficult to tell at first, but official character sketches confirm that he's always completely naked besides his boots and gloves, and yet no genitals or nipples are seen. This might be because he isn't human.
  • The first time Shin appears in Fist of the North Star, he's taking a bath. When he stands up, well... he and Griffith could sing a duet of "Detachable Penis". Not only is his entire groin completely blank, the contours of his inner thighs are barely visible. It's pretty obvious that Tetsuo Hara was taking no chances whatsoever.
  • Male characters in Free! are never depicted with nipples, despite the series' focus on shirtless Bishōnen.
  • Typically in Fullmetal Alchemist (2003) the only time a character ever appears nude is when they're at The Gate. The exception to this is Wrath, who gets so much naked time that he got a full frontal nude picture on his reference sheet, and he was the only character to have one. This is an advantage as Gate scenes are usually dramatic ones, so dramatic shadows can cover pretty much everything. It also causes some confusion when we see an image of Scar's brother, who has given up his genitals in an attempt to resurrect his dead lover. However, if you look closely, his crotch and lower stomach are covered in blood to emphasize what has happened.
  • Fushigi Yuugi uses this trope interchangeably with Godiva Hair. This, however, doesn't prevent Tamahome's pants from defying the laws of physics and staying intact near the final battle.
  • Futari wa Pretty Cure, its Oddly Named Sequel Max Heart, and Suite Pretty Cure ♪ have this during Transformation Sequences. The other seasons just go for sparkly body auras or, in HeartCatch Pretty Cure!'s case, long dresses of light.
  • Garzey's Wing has Chris swept away by a bizarre Out-of-Clothes Experience at the very beginning of the show and is forced to fight an army completely naked. Throughout the sequence, he isn't given any nipples or genitals.
  • Genesis of Aquarion pretty much dances a waltz with this trope. This is very obvious, since it's a virtual guarantee a minimum of three people will be seen naked per episode, more if they show the flashback of Apollo getting his name again. The trope continues in Aquarion Evol.
  • Batou doesn't have nipples in Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex. He's a full-prosthetic cyborg, and other than for pure aesthetics, there's no reason to put a useless feature on a prosthetic unless it serves a purpose.
  • Gundam:
    • The 08th Mobile Suit Team does this inconsistently in regard to breasts. When introduced to the young guerrilla girl, she's seen swimming naked, with clearly drawn nipples. About halfway through the series, in an odd "hot tub" scene, the love interest is shown topless—with no nipples at all. The oddest thing is that the first example is mentioned to be underage, whereas the latter is a fully adult woman.
    • In the openings for Mobile Suit Gundam SEED and Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Destiny, nudity seems to pop up very often. However, this trope censors it... with the exception of a certain female silhouette in the first SEED opening, which very clearly features nipples. That's right, a silhouette has nipples, but the actual images of women don't. Some of these scenes are redrawn to have visible nipples in the Remastered editions of the series, leading to a lot of fandom jokes on what the animators were concentrating on with their expanded budget.
    • During the final battle in G Gundam, Rain breaks free from the Devil Gundam naked without nipples before quickly wrapping herself in a long cape to use as a dress before the super attack kills the Devil Gundam.
    • In Zeta Gundam, when Kamille catches Rosamia topless the latter's nipples appear and disappear at random.
    • In Mobile Suit Gundam 00, the many "naked conversation in space" scenes show various characters shaped like Barbies, the most notable example being Setsuna.
    • In Gundam Build Divers, when Riku first enters GBN (as well as the first opening), he's flying through cyberspace naked and without genitalia. In a case of Book Ends, when Sarah is drawn featureless when she heads into the real world.
  • Spoofed in the English dub outtakes of Gun Frontier, with Harlock shouting "Oh my God! What have you done with her nipples?"
  • The opening of Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3 -- Kurenai no Tsuki anime special shows all major characters in the state of featureless nudity. Particularly qualifying for this trope is the final shot with Masaomi and Nozomi — shown only from the waist up, but Nozomi's breasts clearly fall under Barbie doll anatomy. (Of course, if you consider that Haruka is intended for a female audience, and that most of the aforementioned major characters are Bishōnen, even this level of nudity might be seen as "interesting"....)
  • Heavy Metal L-Gaim: In episode 11, a soldier cuts Amu's clothes off as he is torturing her, and her areolas are clearly visible, but not nipples.
  • Hetalia: Axis Powers does this, not showing nipples. Most notably in season 5, but it does occur throughout all other seasons and the original webcomic as well.
  • Characters in Hidamari Sketch have neither nipples nor areolas, and only rarely do they even have butt cracks. Considering that someone (usually Yuno) is shown taking a bath in their apartment's bathtub approximately Once per Episode, and they go to a sento twice in the first two seasons... Yuno is even shown naked underwater briefly in one episode when describing a feeling of floating she had. (Accurate, as she was...) Nothing to see, unless the general shape turns you on.
  • In the anime version of 7, the various Out Of Body Experience scenes are drawn without details. The only exception is the one in episode 8 where the faint outline of a nipple can be seen.
  • Inuyasha:
    • The first villainess Mistress Centipede was drawn without nipples in the anime to water-down her Full-Frontal Assault status. Also, despite the fact that in the manga naked women always have nipples, none of the male characters have nipples.
    • Averted with Shippo who appears naked in episode 16. Since he is just a small kid, his genitals are shown.
    • Played straight with Musou, though this is because Naraku happens to be genderless.
  • Male characters in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure never have nipples, yet young boys have visible genitalia on several occasions.
  • Neko in K, who prefers to be naked, because she's a cat - sometimes she's the Innocent Fanservice Girl, but other times (like in the stadium in episode 7), this trope is in effect so much that it doesn't even seem like she's naked.
  • Kamen no Maid Guy follows this for most females. Apparently Naeka is the only female in the cast who has nipples.
  • In an episode of the Kannagi: Crazy Shrine Maidens anime and some chapter in the manga they joked about Jin's penis, but in chapter 20, he looks like a Ken doll, and also the next two pages, apparently we can all say Jin has a "hydraulic" penis.
  • Kenichi: The Mightiest Disciple used to use this, but later the magazine in which it is serialized began allowing nipples, so they appear. However, genitalia remain invisible.
  • No nipples are shown in Life (2002). It's possibly censorship because a scene in volume 2 showed them quite clearly on a girl, but later parts that show that scene lack them; another manga by the mangaka also showed nipples as a plot point.
  • In the Yaoi Genre manga Love Mode, all naughty bits are only outlined.
  • Macross:
    • The third opening of Macross Frontier, "Lion", shows Sheryl going through a costume change (her stage costumes are usually holographic) completely naked, but also completely featureless. When she and Ranka have an Out-of-Clothes Experience in the series' climax, they remain entirely featureless until the very end, when visible (but extremely subtle) nipples are drawn. In Sheryl's case however, she wears a body stocking while performing, so a lack of features is understandable.
    • In Macross Delta, Hayate and Freyja have a Fantasy Sequence where they undergo this during their first synchronization.
  • Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha and Nanoha's transformation sequence.
    • Everyone's transformation sequence. Not to mention both openings for StrikerS. In the movie, Nanoha's transformation has clearly visible nipples, whereas Fate's does have nipples but it is mostly blurred out. In both, genitalia are kept out of sight by carefully selected camera angles and blurs.
    • There's also the entirely gratuitous shower scene! Subaru's breasts are dangling right in front of the camera, but it's hard to tell at first because they're just featureless mounds of white.
    • In the Force Manga. When Touma finds Lily she's completely nude, complete with nipples but without genitalia.
    • In the Hot Springs Episode of the Magical Girl Lyrical Nanoha ViVid manga, adult girls are drawn with visible nipples and areolae, but the breasts of the young girls are featureless.
  • When Hikaru, Umi, and Fuu transform in the anime of Magic Knight Rayearth, they are shown to be nude, but their chests and groins are completely featureless.
  • In the original Mazinger Z, Kouji has some shirtless scenes, and nipples are invisible.
  • Metroid: Samus and Joey: When Samus becomes stark naked when she ascended to a higher plane of existence, she lacks genitals.
  • Avoided in Miss Machiko. Miss Machiko is a kids series and played on Japanese TV. Machiko is an elementary school teacher. Her students (well, that one problem child, anyway) are the #1 cause of her losing her clothing.
  • In My Lovely Ghost Kana, Kana has lovely, fully-featured breasts. The sex scenes are almost entirely drawn discretely enough that we'd never see anything anyway. In the few cases where we would, there's nothing to see in Kana's case, or a blank space for Daikichi.
  • In My Neighbor Totoro, Satsuki, Mei, and their father are at one point shown naked while bathing; however, all characters are devoid of any genitalia, nipples, and body hair in the scene.
  • In Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, the title character is shown naked. In those scenes she is shown without nipples. The same could be said for Grandis. Though King (the lion) is shown with genitals.
  • Naruto:
    • Most male characters in the series have gone shirtless at least once and none of them seem to possess nipples. Neither do any of the female characters (in any rare instances of fanservice).
    • That said, in the manga, you can see bits of the areola when Naruto does his Oiroke no Jutsu (Sexy Jutsu) the first couple times. They seem to have been sticking to this trope since then though.
    • On a colored close-up for a cover the Raikage just barely has the outline of his nipples drawn.
    • In addition to not having nipples, White Zetsu doesn't have genitalia as far as we know. It's noticeable because he always goes naked every time he separates from Black Zetsu. In the case of his clones, their genitalia are conveniently replaced by some kind of zigzag-patterned plant deformity... thing.
  • In a few panels of Book 7 of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind, as Nausicaa is coming out of a bath, her nipples are not drawn at all.
  • The Negima! Magister Negi Magi manga would be practically R-rated if not for the fact that the girls all seem to have the same level of anatomical detail as a Barbie doll. Ken Akamatsu's other series, Love Hina, suffers the same "affliction". The magazine in which Love Hina and Mahou Sensei Negima were published had forbidden depictions of lower parts and nipples. The nipples were allowed since then, but it would be kind of weird if they suddenly appeared halfway through. One fan once asked Akamatsu why he never drew nipples on any of his characters. Akamatsu replied that a nipple attacked him when he was young and he has been traumatized ever since. His later manga UQ Holder! plays it straight at first, but gradually introduces nipple outlines for female characters and instances of genetalia shown via outline for two male characters. The sex scenes toward the end were likely only possible with invisible genitals.
  • Likewise in the lesser known manga Nippon No Razoku (a.k.a. Japanese Nudists), which contains even more nonsexualized nudity. The characters' nipples are only drawn as circles indicating the areola, and the rest of the characters' bodies are left more or less like a Ken or Barbie doll (although there are plenty of Scenery Censor Objects around).
  • In No Game No Life, Sora and Jibril play a game where you take turns declaring a word or phrase, and then that term is erased or materialized. Naturally, Sora declares "girls clothing". Being a good sport, he also erases the girls' naughty bits, saying seeing their bare bodies is enough for him and he'll keep everything "family-friendly."
  • Averted in One Piece. The front of Nami's breast is clearly visible as she shows Sideboob in chapter 852, while it's hard to make out (most likely on purpose due to One Piece being a Shonen Jump manga), there is a line that forms part of a nipple. The rest can't be seen part because she's filthy, and partly due to the art style.
  • In Outlaw Star, when Gene Starwind gets intimate healing with Melfina, he's shown with no genitalia. In the Hot Springs Episode, none of the women have nipples except for Aisha, and hers are the same color as her skin.
  • All characters shown naked in Panpaka Pants lack visible genitals.
  • The full-length film Perfect Blue is an exception to this, but it was made after the law was relaxed and was in any case not intended for broadcast. When the heroine poses for nude photos, her crotch hair is shown, but there is still no sign of the actual genitalia. Strangely enough, when the same director made Paprika, the heroine has nipples in her nude scenes, but the crotch is still featureless.
  • Pokémon: When in bathing suits or otherwise shirtless, in Pokémon: The Series it's quite noticeable that Ash and the other male characters don't have nipples. Red from Pokémon Adventures has an almost fanservicey amount of Shirtless Scenes in the FireRed and LeafGreen arc but has no nipples. Shirtless characters never do. The Pocket Monsters manga has several early gags revolve around genitalia (Clefairy "using" Water Gun by peeing, Poké Ball = testicle jokes, etc).
  • The characters of Popotan all have noticeable nipples, averting this trope. Interestingly enough, it's the closest the anime ever gets to being remotely sexual (save one specific scene in episode 7 and Mii's shenanigans), despite being adapted from an adult Visual Novel.
  • Towards the beginning of Porco Rosso, the titular character rescues a bunch of little girls from pirates and they decide to celebrate by going for a swim. Despite all the girls being topless, none of them have any nipples.
  • Prétear's transformation scenes are another example.
  • Pops up all the time in Princess Tutu. Both Fakir and Mytho have nightmares about battling naked against enemies (perhaps a sign of being vulnerable?), Ahiru is naked after going from her duck to human forms, and Rue has at least one naked transformation scene, but we never see a single nipple or detail in the crotch area, ever.
  • Used momentarily once or twice in Puella Magi Madoka Magica for some of the Transformation Sequences. The last episode has a minutes-long scene of featureless nudity, but only in the disc release; in the broadcast version, their torsos were hidden by sparkly blackish stuff.
  • Queen Millennia: Yayoi appears naked a few times, but each time her body is drawn completely white.
  • Ranma ½:
    • The manga always shows female character's nipples but not genitals—usually the latter is obscured by Hand-or-Object Underwear, but even when girl Ranma is naked and spread-eagle (or sitting in a Lotus Position), all she has between her legs is a great big blank (particularly noticeable in the manga version of the Phoenix Pill storyline).
    • The anime animates female nipples strangely, implying them with an incredibly small amount of pixellation—so small that their areola should logically be visible. By contrast, in the anniversary OVA, girl-Ranma's nipples are rather clearly animated.
    • Interestingly enough, the male characters are never drawn with nipples in either version.
  • Ghost walks through Reborn! (2004) with no clothes on yet no matter how hard you stare, there is nothing down there. Ghost has... No genitals. None whatsoever. Not much to Full-Frontal Assault with there.
  • Nude shots of Anthy in Revolutionary Girl Utena show a featureless crotch and no nipples. Same for her and Utena in Adolescence of Utena.
  • In the anime adaptation of Run with the Wind, artistic shots of Kakeru running naked are sometimes used to symbolise his "runner's high", so his more delicate features from the torso downwards are usually not made apparent.
  • In the manga of Saikano, while nipples are shown for both genders, genitals are either not drawn at all or only partially rendered, despite a number of full-frontal scenes with Chise and the various sex scenes (especially in the second and final volumes).
  • Sailor Moon:
    • While the trope is present in the transformation sequences, it could be explained as being part of the transformation visuals. The trope is very much present to an extreme degree in The '90s American dub. The transformation sequences were edited so that the interior lines defining the breasts and crotches were airbrushed out. Apparently even barbie doll nudity was unacceptable.
    • There's a scene early in the S season where the girls are discussing the importance of the first kiss, which briefly shows two shadowed naked people kissing (they're supposed to be Adam and Eve, but happen to look a lot like Usagi and Mamoru). Although shown in silhouette, Usagi's nipple is clearly visible.
    • The Sailor Moon S movie does something similar with Luna's transformation into a human girl - there's a split-second shot where her nipples are visible (although her crotch area still lacks any details).
    • In the second episode of the 5th and final season, after Hotaru gets re-awakened as Sailor Saturn and undergoes an age acceleration into a preteen, when she tells the other Outer Sailor Guardians about the fact that Usagi and the others are going to be in trouble, she stands in the open doorway completely nude, and she lacks nipples and genitalia.
    • In the last episode of the anime, Sailor Moon herself fights the final battle naked, and she lacks nipples, pubic hair and genitalia. Some countries (like the Philippines) did air this part intact. Others... not so much.
  • Saint Seiya uses this from beginning to end, ever since Seiya's encounter with a buck-naked Lizard Misty. Not only is his crotch conveniently shaded (as in many other examples), but it also seems to lack some... volume. This also happens explicitly to Seiya at the end of Overture movie while facing Apollo.
  • The sequel anime Saint Seiya Omega does this during the Out-of-Clothes Experience of Kouga being rescued from being possessed by Abzu.
  • Sakura Trick normally doesn't show much skin, but the opening does show Haruka completely naked and adhering to this trope.
  • The Secret Agreement: Despite having two sex scenes, no penises are seen, which becomes glaringly obvious when Iori walks all over Yuuichi's house naked.
  • Panty shots in Seikon No Qwaser are rendered with such faithful detail to the underlying anatomy that they must be a second skin, but when it comes to shots of exposed crotch they don't even have a first skin.
  • This trope is used in the manga of the ultra-violent Shigurui, where, despite having gratuitous nudity which is drawn with meticulous, loving detail, the spot between the legs is just blank white. Which is a little weird, because everything around it is shaded. Oddly enough, that makes a scene with one character jerking off even more disturbing; you see his hands, and in between them — nothing.
  • Horo from Spice and Wolf, especially noticeable because she spends an appreciable amount of time naked. Unlike many examples, however, the nudity is never sexualized. In this case especially confusing because half the time her hair just so happens to conveniently cover the offending locations, and the other half the nipples are just completely absent.
  • Steel Angel Kurumi manga: There's a bath scene in the first volume where everyone is drawn with nipples, though still no explicit hair "down there." We do see a man's hairy legs, though. It has the side effect of making the prepubescent, generically cute young male hero look like a flat-chested girl.
  • Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie has an ironic one... Ken Masters himself is shown naked and with no genitalia as he's being brainwashed by Bison. However, the movie also averts this trope with the famous scene of Chun-Li having a shower.
  • Hiyoko Isshuu of Tentomushi no Uta lacks visible genitalia the few times she's seen naked from the front.
  • Used in the opening title for The Testament of Sister New Devil. Interestingly, not only are the female characters shown this way, so is the main hero.
  • In Texhnolyze during the scenes where Ichise gets shirtless or naked he has no nipples, pubic hair, or noticeable genitalia. He always has something in front of his crotch area, though. Doc and Ran's handmaidens (priestesses?) on the other hand have visible nipples and aerolas.
  • That Time I Got Reincarnated as a Slime has an interesting In-Universe case on top of the normal censorship; due to possessing No Biological Sex as a slime, as a human, the protagonist Rimuru Tempest doesn't have anything down there. Whether or not he has nipples isn't known since it could be just censorship in play (other male characters shown topless don't have nipples either). He can use his Shapeshifting abilities to manifest genitals, though he decides that's more trouble than it's worth.
  • The serialized version of To Love Ru utilizes it, with the nipples never being drawn. The collected volumes adds them back, though as in Ranma men almost never has nipples. For some bizarre reason, the second anime avoids this with one exception: Mikan and Yami lack nipples. Even though the even younger-looking Nana and Momo have them. Makes no sense. The manga's continuation To Love-Ru Darkness moved to a magazine with an older demographic (Weekly Shonen Jump -> Jump Square). Nipples are shown plainly and several crotch shots have such ridiculously small amounts of Scenery Censor that you really can see some labia.
  • Triage X isn't shy about showing nipples, but in the second episode Mikoto is shown full-frontally nude with blank skin where her genitals should be. Censor Steam is used elsewhere in the anime.
  • Trigun:
    • Knives in the finale of the manga. He's buck-naked, long-haired... and in response to this, the artist simply hasn't drawn... certain features, leaving a large gap in Knives' outline between the legs.
    • The 'Plants' in the manga series, appearing as naked angel women in a bubble, also follow this trope, although the final form of Knives' Ark, with all the plants fused into him, is a grotesque, vaguely angelic monster with a very visible vagina.
    • The crotchpieces of Leonof's puppets, again in the manga, clearly have vaginas when the puppets come apart.
  • In Yamada-kun and the Seven Witches, the girls don't have nipples or genitals when naked, but the series surprisingly gets away with showing labia bulges (occasionally even camel toe) during some of the panty shots, emphasizing the "more naked when they're clothed" aspect. Guys don't have nipples for most of the story, but have in the later chapters thanks to Art Evolution.
  • The non-fanservice Kaori and Kousei nude dancing scene in the first opening of Your Lie in April features neither nipples nor navels.
  • The second movie for YuYu Hakusho has a scene where Kurama is preparing for battle by bathing in a pond. When you see him from the front, he has a quite noticeable shadow obscuring his lower regions.
  • In the various Yu-Gi-Oh! Japanese dubs, monsters that are supposed to be naked are depicted without nipples, vaginas, or penises.
  • In Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL, Astral is a non-binary alien that has a barbie doll physique (Very thin with no genitals, visually feminine looking but uses He/They pronouns)
  • Zom 100: Bucket List of the Dead: A Double Standard example. In the first three chapters of the first volume alone there are two females and three males depicted with their chests exposed. The two females were recently zombified while they were in state of undress showcasing not just simple circle nipples but realistically drawn ones. Meanwhile all three males don’t even have the luxury of simple circle nipples when depicted shirtless and it is highly unlikely that all three have athelia.

  • Legend has it that when Carl Milles created a statue of Poseidon for the town of Göteborg, Sweden, he originally wanted to make it anatomically correct. Prudishness of the time (the 1920s) forbade it. He got his revenge by making Poseidon hold a big fish, which, when viewed from the balcony of the nearby concert hall, turns into something rather suggestive....
  • Traditional paintings of nudes often either angle the figure modestly (particularly women) with regard to the crotch, or only slightly define the genitalia. The paintings of Lucien Freud featuring naked human bodies are often not considered "nudes" in the traditional sense given that their portrayal of anatomy is so un-idealised... including the fact that they really avert this trope, giving more focus, if anything, to genitals than faces.

    Comic Books 
  • Archie Comics: There is not one person in the Archie Comics universe who knows what a nipple is.
  • Astro City: Taken literally by Beautie, who is a robot based on a girl's fashion doll.
    "My skin is ferro-styrene over an omnitanium frame. My breasts and buttocks are rigid. And I have no genitalia."
  • The Authority: The Engineer who is naked but has no visible nipples or vulva (though she would have visible areola Depending on the Artist and is shown with bolts for nipples in the second crossover with Lobo).
  • Billy Majestic's Humpty Dumpty: The comic features an alien woman (the mother of the titular Humpty Dumpty) who is naked for most of the comic. She has no visible nipples or genitals.
  • Conan the Barbarian: A couple of Marvel's early Conan comics featured a nipple-less Conan for some reason. He quickly regained them for good.
  • Dark Empire: Palpatine is clearly lacking his, ahem, Galaxy Gun and Death Stars. Or, as the wiki puts it, "Palpatine ignites a lightsaber and is bereft of genitalia."
  • Deadpool: One issue of the limited series Deadpool: Merc with a Mouth is drawn in a photorealistic style, except when depicting an alternate reality, non-scarred version of Deadpool who removes his shirt for a brawl and inexplicably lacks nipples. Maybe he lost them in his full-body wax.
  • Dreadstar: In one issue, when the title character is in a coma, he gets a makeout scene with the spirit of his mystic sword... but seems to have misplaced his genitalia.
  • Earth 2: Mercury seems to be lacking parts when he crash-lands Naked on Arrival to grant Jay Garrick his super-speed powers.
  • Flashpoint: In the miniseries Flashpoint: Batman - Knight of Vengeance, Batman accidentally shoots Judge Harvey Dent's daughter Debbie Dent in the chest (she had been disguised as the Joker) and thus performs impromptu surgery to remove the bullet, and in the process, rips her shirt clean off. In spite of there being at least one clear shot of her bare chest, she does not appear to have nipples.
  • Hack/Slash: In one of the Love Bunny & Mr. Hell backups, Love Bunny tries to elevate her profile by combining two big popularity boosters, showing more skin and the panty shot, with panties that are the exact color of her skin tone. People end up with the impression that she really has no genitals.
  • Hawkman: Hawkman has mostly been nipple-less for the last 70-odd years. Every so often, an artist like Marshall Rogers will include them, but mostly his chest is smooth.
  • The Incredible Hulk: The Hulk is often (if not always) drawn without nipples. This wouldn't be so obvious if he didn't appear shirtless in every single one of his appearances.
    • The alternate Hulk in Space: Punisher is always naked. As well as absent nipples, he has a smooth and featureless crotch where his genitals should be.
  • The Intimates: Destra, who walks around shirtless all day. She's got a sheer cape draped over her shoulders that technically covers her breasts, but it's sheer. She doesn't seem to have nipples, but artist Giuseppe Camuncoli did a few sketches of her with them plainly visible — apparently, the reader is supposed to just imagine they're there in-universe.
  • Jamie's Jungle Jinks: The comic is about a little jungle girl who's always topless, yet has no nipples.
  • Lucifer: Lucifer actually doesn't have any genitals (no angels do). This never stops him from having sex. His equally impaired brother also manages to give birth.
  • Madman: Averted, as Frank's costume has a noticeable bulge in the crotch, and a flashback shows his penis only partially obscured.
  • Pyrénée: The titular girl Pyrénée spends almost the entire book naked, but while she has visible nipples, she does not have visible genitalia.
  • The Sandman (1989):
    • In a final chapter of one volume, the masculine angels are drawn completely naked, but with no genitalia whatsoever, likely as a reference to suggestions in Christianity that angels are largely sexless.
    • Ditto for the angels in the graphic novel version, at least, of Murder Mysteries.
    • When Dream's remaking the Corinthian, both of them lack nipples.
  • Superman: The Eradicator once merged with a normal human man, but while there was a full-frontal shot of his nude body, he was notably devoid of genitalia.
  • Terminator: In an implied departure from the movie, the Terminator's in the first Now Comics adaptation of the action franchise lacked, uhm... accessories unnecessary to their mission. Mind you, Now was stuck with The Comics Code and only one movie at the time with which to build a universe, leading to some off the beaten path concepts, including Termidogs and a moonbase. Skynet took the image of a thankfully fully clothed Ben Franklin.
  • Tom Strong: Issue #23 involves a race of bat-people living on the moon, the females of which go topless but have nipple-less breasts.
  • Ultimate Marvel:
    • Ultimate FF: We can see Van Damme without the green hood at one point. His body is a completely plain grey mass. No penis, no nipples, no hair, no belly button, no nothing.
    • Ultimate Spider-Man: Norman Osborn doesn't seem to have a penis while in his Green Goblin form.

    Comic Strips 
  • By necessity used in the long-running comic strip Love Is..., which, as Homer says, is "about two naked eight-year-olds who are married."
  • Blondie (1930): Dagwood Bumstead also has no nipples.
  • There are a surprising number of nude scenes in the Little Nemo comic, but both Nemo and Princess Camille lack anything resembling genitals or nipples.
  • Mark Trail is a newspaper strip that features a surprisingly large number of shirtless scenes, but the poor hero, in addition to having no sexual urges whatsoever, lacks nipples entirely.
  • Marvin was on one occasion depicted in such a way.
  • A story arc in the Bloom County spin-off Outland involved the revelation (by a drunken Spuds McKenzie) that many 'male' animal characters have been played by female animal actors. As many characters in the strip were male talking animals, this led to considerable concern in-story, and a simple attempt to resolve the question resulted in two of them coming out of the bathroom with the exclamation, "No fair! Cartoon characters aren't anatomically correct!"

  • The Most Extreme uses 3D models of nude adult male and female figures with no genitals and nipples. The baby models still wear diapers.

    Fan Works 
  • In Off the Line Cloud is thankful that player avatars are not anatomically correct and his character is built like a doll or he would risking flashing other players due to his Stripperiffic outfit.
  • In Neither a Bird nor a Plane, it's Deku!, Mei Hatsume is explicitly said to have anatomy like a Barbie doll because she's a Cyborg. Because of this, she can get away with Going Commando.
  • A Small Blue Pocket Universe Learns About Herself: Justified, deconstructed, and reconstructed. Singularity is noted to have no genitalia or nipples, but she does have breasts probably because she wouldn't have a use for human reproductive organs as a shapeshifting pocket universe. She actually has self-doubt over whether she actually is a girl because Nico describes a girl as someone with a vagina, but comes to the conclusion that there is more to being a girl than your privates, and she feels most comfortable identifying as a girl. She actually tries shifting into Black Bolt, but she is disgusted by her appearance after looking at a picture of herself.
  • Vow of Nudity: Haara has a minifigure pictured at the beginning of each story, but it lacks any sexual attributes.

    Films — Animation 
  • Batman: Assault on Arkham: Both Harley Quinn and Killer Frost are depicted topless with enough of their breasts exposed that their nipples should have been visible if this trope weren't in play.
  • Beowulf: Beowulf seems to have this if you slow down the film — there are parts where his genitals would be visible but aren't. Also, Angelina Jolie's character is censored in the crotch area.
  • Club of the Discarded shows naked mannequins minus any visible genitals or nipples.
  • In Walt Disney's Fantasia, centaurs, water nymphs, and other "good" characters are drawn without nipples, whereas the witches and harpies from Bald Mountain have them. This has the unfortunate effect of making the male centaurs look like they're sculpted from plasticine.
  • Used in tandem with Godiva Hair during The Last Unicorn for Lady Amalthea.
  • In 1968's The Little Mermaid, the mermaids (the protagonist included) are bare-breasted, but they don't have visible nipples.
  • The Mind's Eye series of videos showcasing 90s animation technology feature quite a few nude figures. Precisely zero are shown with genitalia or nipples.
  • Shrek and Fiona's babies in the Shrek franchise play this trope straight, both nipple side and genitalia side.
  • Examples from Disney movies:
    • If a man or boy is shown shirtless, he will have some vague squares to indicate muscles, but never any nipples or hair. Examples include Michael Darling and the stereotyped Native American guys from Peter Pan, Mowgli from The Jungle Book, Aladdin, and Tipo from The Emperor's New Groove. An exception is King Triton of The Little Mermaid, who has great big ones (you can get away with tea saucer nipples with a big gray beard), as well as the titular character in Tarzan, along with any man shown shirtless in Lilo & Stitch.
    • In The Little Mermaid, when Ariel first becomes human and is taken to the surface by Sebastian and Flounder, the area between her legs can be seen, but no detail is drawn.
    • Hercules seems to have nipples if the little swirls on his pecs (spirals and swirls are a big part of the movie's art style, including people's ears) are any indication. They're mainly visible when he's a teenager, wearing a toga that only goes over one shoulder.
  • In Superman: Doomsday we see Superman naked in a healing cylinder (like the Bacta Tanks from Star Wars) but he is depicted sans-penis, this despite having very heavily implied off screen sex with Lois Lane earlier in the film. When we see Lex Luthor's army of Superman Clones in similar tanks they similarly have no genitalia.
  • In Turning Red, Robaire as a merman is rendered with areolas but no nipples.

    Films — Live-Action 
  • A woman in American Mary pays to have her nipples removed and her genitals altered in an attempt to completely de-sexualize herself.
  • A rare live-action example: In the 1933 Busby Berkeley Number "By a Waterfall", female dancers wore thin, nudity-simulating swimsuits to titillate without showing anything they couldn't. It was still pretty racy.
  • Barbie (2023), the inhabitants of Barbie World, being the trope namers and all, naturally have no genitalia. Not long after arriving in the real world, Barbie informs a group of cat calling road workers that she has no genitals and neither does Ken. Ken becomes self-concious at this and hastly claims that he totally has "all the genitals." Averted at the end of the film when she becomes human and visits a gynecologist.
  • In Dogma, the archangel Metatron, seeking to reassure a mortal female that his intentions are purely honorable, explains to her that he is "as anatomically impaired as a Ken doll" and then drops his pants to prove it. Ditto for the female Muse who works in a strip club. Naturally, Jay complains that "they're getting a freebie" when she proves it.
  • In Epic Movie, a parody of Mystique from the X-Men Film Series is present. Similar to that version, despite being completely naked, no genitals or nipples are visible. In fact, later on in the film, she drags the main character Peter into a tent to have sex with him and asks him for requests. He actually requests "Big Hooters with Silver Dollar Nipples", however, despite her breasts enlarging, no nipples become visible. They do start to get it on at the end of the scene before it fades to black, but it's unknown how it's possible if she may not be able to shape shift the necessary "attributes" for it. It's possible it happens offscreen as this was both originally a PG-13 film (and even the Unrated cut has a rather small amount of nudity) along with the fact the final transformation was an overweight fat grandma body type with yellow eyes and a unibrow, it may have been quite disturbing to look at...
  • The Thing is entirely naked in Fantastic Four (2015), highlighting the fact that he has no penis or testicles. Interestingly enough, Stan Lee confirmed that the Thing does have genitalia in the comics, which is why he is usually seen in pants or shorts.
  • In Forbidden Planet, Altaira is seen skinny-dipping, though a simple freeze-frame will reveal she is wearing a skin-coloured dress.
  • In The Godfather, the character Apollonia has a scene where she stands topless on her wedding night. During one broadcast on American television, instead of cutting the scene entirely (which is more often done) one channel digitally removed the nipples instead, in the hopes that it would save the scene. It... didn't.
  • Gremlins don't have reproductive organs — they don't need it since they reproduce by being splashed with water. Best seen when one of them flashes Kate with a coat in the bar scene.
  • Horrors of Spider Island, an erotic German B-Movie spoofed on Mystery Science Theater 3000, contains a sequence where several women skinny-dip in a lagoon (handled, one imagines, by wearing flesh-toned bodysuits). Mike and the Bots point out this trope by commenting on the women's uniform skin tone and lack of nipples.
  • Lampshaded in Ice Storm, where lack of features of a soldier puppet is explained as work of Vet-Kong.
  • In The Incredible Hulk (2008), Blonsky transforms into the Abomination. Unlike the Hulk, none of his clothes stay on, but he doesn't need them anyway. The commentary, by the director and Blonsky's actor, have them pointing out that since the Hulk has pants, he's got to have something under them, but the Abomination does not. While we're on the subject of Tim Roth's audio commentary, the absence of visible external genitalia only gets a passing mention when compared to Roth's complaints towards Abomination's anatomy and the lack thereof, with regard to the ears. Whether this is a true subversion or Roth had his tongue firmly in his cheek — answers on a postcard, please...
  • In Jack Frost (1998), when the eponymous character dies and is reincarnated into the body of a snowman, he is visibly dismayed upon discovering that his new body isn't anatomically correct.
  • Grover Underwood in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians adaptation. He's good for a laugh for anyone with a passing knowledge of Greek satyrs. Couldn't they have just given him a loincloth?
  • In Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, perpetually-naked mermaids play a central role. In most cases, they are shown from the back, or with Godiva Hair or Scenery Censor covering their chest, but in the few scenes where the upper body is visible, the actress is clearly wearing a skin suit to cover her nipples. (When one magically grows legs for a few minutes, there is also a Modesty Towel in effect).
  • 12-year-old Brooke Shields wore a badly disguised, flesh-colored flap thing to preserve her modesty in Pretty Baby.
  • The naked and proud woman from The Return of the Living Dead has skin-colored panties, making her crotch Barbie-ish. Along with being yellow, the first infected corpse also has no visible sex organs.
  • In Team America: World Police, despite there being a graphic one-minute long sex scene, neither of the "actors" have genitals or nipples. This is of course due to the fact that every character in the film is a marionette.
  • In Under the Skin, Scarlett Johansson's character has nipples but no genitals.
  • In the X-Men Film Series, Mystique is completely naked but doesn't have any "attributes" to speak of.
  • In Who Framed Roger Rabbit, there is an infamous scene where Benny the Cab has an accident, and Jessica Rabbit goes flying from the impact with her legs spread and her groin visible. High-resolution stills of the scene reveal that Jessica has no visible vagina in those frames. Later digital versions censored the shot so that her groin isn't visible, even though it's flesh-colored.
  • Ted, being a stuffed animal, obviously lacks genitals. Lampshaded in both movies.

  • Adrian Mole: In The Cappuccino Years, Adrian's sister Rosie has a Creepy Doll to learn the reality of motherhood. When they take the doll's clothes off, they discover the doll is "of indeterminate sex".
  • Aeon 14: After Sera gains a morphable polymer skin, she ceases to wear clothes in favor of making use of her newly gained flesh to render her bits invisible.
  • In Dance of the Butterfly, some of the demons have no visible genitalia. This is due to their being truly without gender.
  • In Dark Future, the Josephite church members slowly but surely turn into cliche-spewing Donny And Marie lookalikes which have no nipples or genitals and their toes fuse together, just like plastic dolls.
  • In the Eight Worlds stories, there is a "Barbie Colony" on the Moon, a sect that believes in surgical modification as well as psychological subjugation to an ideal of sexless, genderless, identity-less conformist living. A key discovery in Lunar police detective Anna-Louise Bach's investigation is, as it turns out, a merkin.
  • In Philip K. Dick's Eye in the Sky, due to the sexual taboos of one of the characters, all of them are turned into this.
  • In Heaven Official’s Blessing: Tian Guan Ci Fu, when Jing Wen loses the ability to sustain a body of his own because Gods Need Prayer Badly, he resorts to using a statue of a traditional Chinese eunuch (see Real Life below) as a body. He is, understandably, very unhappy about this.
  • Eli, the 11/12-year-old... vampire of Let the Right One In. He has nipples, but no genitalia. He wasn't always this way, though. The (Swedish) movie brings this up, and it is even ambiguous what gender Eli originally had.
  • In Revelation Space, one of the crew members of the Nostalgia For Infinity has done this to herself.
  • The lesser-known Dr. Seuss book The Seven Lady Godivas is about seven sisters who are always naked. None of them have visible nipples or genitals.
  • Christine appears to have this in this piece of artwork for Spectral Shadows with a side of Godiva Hair.

    Live-Action TV 
  • Almost Human: In episode 5, the MX model androids are shown as literally this trope in the crotch area, complete with doll hip joints. Detective John Kennex references this when he says that he can't get the image of a life-sized Ken doll out of his head.
  • Babylon 5:
    • In "There All the Honor Lies", a merchant is selling dolls of the station staff and ambassadors. When Londo Molari finds out that his doll has no... attributes, he is deeply insulted, feeling that he's being symbolically cast... in a bad light.
    • In "The Quality of Mercy", Londo's 'attributes' are fully shown to the audience, who at that point have no idea that they just watched him covertly swapping playing cards with his junk. Centauri genitalia is... different.
    • In a later episode, he has a heart attack and is shown bare-chested under medical care. His "attributes" can be clearly seen curling around his sides.
  • The Black Mirror episode "USS Callister" sees the trope invoked by the villain, Robert Daly who holds all the virtual people, digitally cloned from people in the real world, prisoner in a twisted recreation of his favorite TV show, Space Fleet. Since Space Fleet is supposed to be a "wholesome" universe, Daly has used his Virtual-Reality Warper powers to remove all genitals and anuses from the digital clones. This motivates the newest clone, Nanette, to lead the others to rebel.
    Nanette: Stealing my pussy is a red fucking line.
  • Crusade has an episode (nr. 6) starting with Gideon watching some topless nude women kissing. The women have "Digitally Enhanced" breasts, that is, digitally removed nipples. Breasts with nipples are too shocking, apparently.
  • In a season two episode of How I Met Your Mother, Lily paints a nude picture of Barney, but it is shown at the end that she deliberately omitted his genitalia. Barney draws the comparison to a Ken doll in outrage.
  • Shows up in the iCarly episode "iCarly Awards" when one of the eponymous awards is shown bottomless.
  • Lyekka in Lexx. "Yes Stan, I am smooth around the bend." But then, being Stan, he's still interested in whatever she can provide, enough so to risk being eaten if necessary.
  • In The Mighty Boosh, the episode "Party" reveals that Naboo has no genitals. Any Fan Fics dealing with the aftermath of this episode mention it at least once.
    "Smooth as the bonnet of a Porsche."
  • Droids in Red Dwarf have been stated to be "a bit like Action Man" in the genitalia department (with the exception being on Italian starships so they could mimic their human crewmates by cupping themselves all day). This becomes a source of discomfort for Kryten, as he is technically classified as a woman when sent to prison. To overcome this, he builds a penis for himself, which then escapes.
  • When introducing The Richard Pryor Show, Richard swore that he gave up nothing to do a network television show while standing there nude. The camera finally pulls back to confirm, revealing this trope.
  • Star Trek: Voyager:

  • David Byrne's song "Wicked Little Doll" includes the lyrics "Make a little love / some parts are missing..."
  • Hedwig, of Hedwig and the Angry Inch fame, sings that she has a "Barbie-doll crotch". More or less true.
  • Nicki Minaj's Turn Me On video plays this straight with the actors looking like dolls (story-wise, they are), except for the males' torso.
  • Tyler, the Creator in OFWGKTA's "Rella" music video. He yells "Where'd my dick go?" follow by a shot of him completely naked, but his genitals missing.
  • In Miranda's Uno Los Dos music video, the characters are barbie-like dolls.
  • "Weird Al" Yankovic in "Talk Soup" from Alapalooza sings that he has no genitalia.
  • Marilyn Manson appears "nude" on the cover of Mechanical Animals with a smooth genital region and nipple-free breasts.
  • Björk's "I Miss You" video has Jimmy the Idiot Boy naked, and no private parts.
  • Taylor Swift wore a flesh-coloured bodysuit in the video for "... Ready For It?", which created this effect. When wild speculation ensued on the internet about whether or not she'd actually been naked in the video, she responded with a tweet in which she thanked the internet for being so interested in her bodysuit.
  • The music video for Fatboy Slim's "Slash Dot Dash" has the two protagonists eventually ripping each other's clothes. The frantic editing and angles already do their best to censor the objectionable bits, but along with duct tape similar to the black marker wielded by the two 'vandals' covering the woman's nipples, it's clear there is something to smooth their pelvic and dorsal regions.

  • The green-skinned alien Tube Dancer on the Big Bang Bar playfield is topless but has no features (nor a face) except for some wild purple hair.
  • Seen in Silverball Mania, as the naked chrome people everywhere have no genitals visible.
  • The Icarus figure seen throughout Led Zeppelin is completely naked but lacks any genitalia.

    Religion and Mythology 
  • Christianity, never a religion that's been completely at home with human sexuality, has this glimpse into Heaven in The Book of Galatians. Some commentators have speculated we will therefore all be Ken and Barbie in Heaven.
    Gal 3:28 There can be neither Jew nor Greek, there can be neither bond nor free, there can be no male and female; for ye all are one in Christ Jesus.

  • The ComiPo! manga making software has the Swimwear pack, which has the male characters lacking nipples (though this can be changed with third party DLC and/or edits).
  • Kisekae Zig-zagged this, on one hand it gets averted with the pragrom being anatomically correct by default, showing nipples and genitalia for its nature of being an H-game, on the other hand there is an option to turn off the nipples and genitalia and you can also have the option of making a male character be a ken doll from the top and being anatomically correct at the bottom. The choices are endless.

  • Barbie and Ken dolls. The canonical example, although pretty much any doll made for children will be like this, if the clothes can come off. Though amazingly there are exceptions, with the most infamous being Baby Wee-Wee, a doll by Famosa whose ad was so infamous on the Internet in the mid-2000's that The Soup featured it in a "What The Kids Are Watching" segment.
  • Billy the Gay Doll is marketed as "anatomically correct". In context, this means that the "twelve-inch scale" figures of Billy (white), Tyson (black), and Carlos (Latino) are 12 1/2 inches tall, have improbable muscles, detailed nipples, and a "starting to show interest" penis that reaches halfway down the thigh. Foreskin, molded pubic hair, and testicles can also be seen. In-scale condoms "not for human use" are available, presumably to encourage safe(r) sex.
  • The vast majority of Asian ball-jointed dolls dodge this trope, as they were intended as artist's models to begin with, and are all in varying degrees of anatomical correctness. However, a few doll companies (including Volks) have featured dolls with nothing between the legs and no nipples, (mostly for a childlike or angelic appearance, hence why it's been jokingly dubbed "angelcrotch"), and mods to remove genitalia are, though not common, pretty doable. Ringdoll on the other hand... have jointed ones. Yes. Someone designed a dollfie with a jointed penis.
  • 1:6 scale(12-inch) action figures often have no anatomical details. Males rarely have nipples and females are featureless, as with Ken and Barbie. This is especially true of the 12" body used by Hasbro, which often went so far as to sculpt simple underwear onto the body. Of course, such details are rarely ever needed as the toy is dressed in full clothing anyway. Takara's Cy Girls line, which expanded on the 1:6 scale body for a poseable female figure, also lacked any detail. However, many newer companies, such as ZC Girl, expanded on the Cy Girls body design with extra articulation, and often include nipples on the breasts. Newer male figures may or may not have nipples, depending on the specific company and/or body. But a few companies are also experimenting with "seamless" bodies, such as Phicen, which use a silicon outer skin over a plastic internal articulated skeleton. Their female bodies feature nipples and genitals, partly because the lack of visible articulation cuts encourages skimpy clothing. But the degree of success of these bodies varies as they often suffer from severe folds and lumps when joints are bent, and potential breakage of the internal skeleton. The technology required to make these bodies hasn't really caught up yet to the needs of the design, though newer bodies seem to do better than older ones. There have also been a few male bodies which have genitals, sometimes switchable.
    • YouTube videos showing the creative work of modellers using these new-generation dolls as the basis for conversions and adaptations often demand the contentious bits of the naked dolls have blurring or censor bars - especially if the creator channel is monetised for advertising or if the creator is working from the USA. Creators in Europe tend not to bother and can express surprise if the issue is raised.
  • L.O.L. Surprise!, a toy meant for pre-teen girls, averts this with the boy dolls, since they have a tinkling function when fed water.

    Video Games 
  • In AdventureQuest Worlds, all the Male and Female Heroes have no nipples. There also Vordred when his armor is destroyed, he notably lacks nipples and genitalia.
  • The Nooks in Animal Crossing are male Funny Animal tanuki that lack the physical traits male tanuki are known for having. It's especially obvious in their initial outfits, where they wear nothing but a loincloth. Zig-Zagging Trope, in that the games also feature a recurring "raccoon figurine" item that is fully detailed.
  • Partinias, the Arcana of Love in Arcana Heart, who comes in the form of an angel with her nipple-less chest bared.
  • Edward Kenway in Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag is depicted in flashbacks as having a wide tattoo where both his nipples should be.
  • During the "The Perfect Crime" side mission in Batman: Arkham Knight, you find and identify the bodies of the victims murdered by Professor Pyg. To identify the victims, you have to use the Deep Tissue Scanner, which reveals that all victims, whether male or female, share the exact same model, a male one with no genitals that is, even though you can scan through its clothes and tissues.
  • The Binding of Isaac: All player characters and almost all humanoid enemies are naked, but their sprites are in a simplistic style that does not show any detail. Mom in-game is portrayed with considerably more detail, but is always clothed, or at least shown wearing a bra. The trope gets somewhat averted in the "Isaac's drawings" style of cutscenes, where Isaac is sometimes shown with a small line between his legs. One of the between-level nightmares introduced in Afterbirth shows this "line" falling off of him.
  • In the final boss fight in BioShock, Fontaine has juiced himself up with all the ADAM he had stocked up, and now resembles a statue of the Greek god Atlas (quite fitting, considering). He is also clearly naked, and yet...
  • The Castlevania series typically (but not always) uses this whenever it has female monsters go au naturale.
  • A loading screen for City of Heroes depicts the game's signature superhero, Statesman, in a heroic posture that makes it blindingly obvious that he's not carrying any equipment under his spandex. And early in the game's existence, characters could be created that had visible nipples; later on, this was removed.
  • Morrigan from Capcom's Darkstalkers series either has no nipples or has them on the underside of her breasts since her outfit reveals 90% of her... "endowments".
  • Alpha-152 from Dead or Alive, being a genetic experiment that made her body's composition resemble an amorphous substance akin to an Energy Being, walks around naked showing her breasts, crotch and butt lack the objectionable parts.
  • Dissidia Final Fantasy, Terra's Esper form is completely nude, with no nipples or vulva shown at all. Zidane and Kuja also go nude in their Trance forms and have no penises. On the other hand, Terra's (supposedly) covered in fur and you could make a case for Zidane's strategically placed fur patches and Kuja's strategically placed feather patches providing coverup. Either way, though, it's just a ploy to keep the games rated T, whether or not you think there's a coherent in-universe explanation.
  • Played straight in Dog's Life, with the dogs of course. Jake lacks any male anatomy, as do any other dogs. Averted in the intro, where you can clearly see Jake's sheath if you look under him.
  • Don't Wet Your Pants: This seems to be the case with the main character.
  • The Grotesqueries in Drakengard are lacking any form of identifying genitalia. It makes them look androgynous as they take the form of giant babies. They also don't seem to have eyes, just fleshy orbs where eyes should be. Unlike most babies they do, however, sport full sets of teeth.
  • Dynasty Warriors zigzags this. Female characters who bare their midriff are shown having navels, but none of the male characters do. The barechested ones don't seem to have nipples either. The same applies in sister series Samurai Warriors, and it's kind of astonishing that crossover series Warriors Orochi actually averts this, with its barechested original male characters (e.g., Sun Wukong, Susanoo) shown having nipples and navels.
  • In the Japanese version of EarthBound (1994) (entitled MOTHER 2), this trope is in full effect when the main protagonist Ness is completely naked (other than his trademark red baseball cap) while exploring his Mental World of Magicant. The English version of the game avoids this entirely and puts Ness in the pajamas he wears at the beginning of the game instead.
  • Elden Ring: Malenia's second phase sees her fight completely nude. And if you're not too distracted by all the Scarlet Rot she's throwing around and that giant sword she's trying to skewer you with, you can see that her model has no nipples or genitalia. Given that the areas in question are scarred over just like her eyes and one remaining arm, it's quite likely that her naughty bits have literally rotted off. Not the best companion to fanservice...
  • The Elder Scrolls:
    • Throughout the series, the statues of the Daedric Prince Azura variously fluctuate between this trope, Navel-Deep Neckline, and Nipple and Dimed. Her appearance in Daggerfall is actually topless. In Morrowind and Oblivion, her statues are this trope specifically - topless but lacking in details. (Her avatar which appears in Morrowind and Tribunal is much more modestly dressed.) Her statues in Skyrim and Online have her breasts covered but she is still showing deep cleavage. Of course, she, like all Daedric Princes, can shapeshift.
    • In Daggerfall, crotches are doll-like, but nipples are still present (both on the player character and NPCs — especially those at Daedra Shrines and temples of Dibella). Later titles in the series deal with the issue by giving everyone indestructible undergarments that never, ever come off.
    • When modders discovered that characters in Oblivion were anatomically correct, a Moral Guardians shitstorm ensued. For this reason, Bethesda delayed the release of modding tools for Fallout 3 until this trope was in full force.
  • In Enemy Zero, both the intro and the ending have the main protagonist, Laura Lewis, fully nude with her breasts well shown (moreso in the ending)... And she's completely featureless.
  • Farnham Fables: Naked characters do not have visible genitalia. However, topless females do have nipples.
  • Volug in Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn has the distinction of being the only shirtless guy in the party, and he has no nipples. Largo in Path of Radiance was more or less the same.
  • Male characters in Final Fantasy XIV get zig zagged with the trope. Male chests are shown to have bumps on them to show they have nipples, but they have no details on them and the bumps are so small that you can't see them unless you zoom in on them.
  • Genshin Impact: Gender Inverted. Men are allowed to bare as much upper body skin as they want, but their nipples will always be tastefully covered somehow.
  • God of War features this as a What Could Have Been. The first game has a second disc that features old, rejected versions of some of the enemies in the game. The notes on these models mention that the Cyclops was originally intended to have a penis, like how the female monsters all had visible breasts. The cyclops's penis had to be removed, prompting the end of the note, "Poor cyclops." Kratos himself has this in God of War: Ascension
  • Halo:
    • Cortana, an AI who projects herself as a nude translucent blue human female covered in circuitry.
    • Halo 5: Guardians has Governor Sloan, an AI who projects himself as a muscular blue nude man, but with no privates or nipples.
  • Haven (2020) usually keeps both protagonists' nether regions hidden via Censor Steam or camera angles, but plays it straight during the closing credits cinematic, which depicts the nude couple without any nipples or genitals.
  • Heavy Rain: In stark contrast to the detail in Madison's graphic shower scene, male character models have no penises. It's fairly obvious in some of the shots of Ethan showering, and they don't even try to hide it in the police station's restroom. Technically, both models were anatomically correct during the development of the game. Evidence here. Although there is no official comment as to why this anatomy was removed, the fact that it was released in Japan first may have something to do with it.
  • James Bond: Agent Under Fire featured a scene in which you sneak into a bathroom and can see a woman showering. If one uses a gun with a scope, you can zoom in from far enough away that you don't activate the trap (she's a projection, to create a disguised door) and you can see that she fits this trope, having no nipples.
  • Killing Floor:
    • Many specimens are naked. Thankfully they are also completely neutered (a title screen picture even reveals stitches near their crotch).
    • Concept art of the game reveals that this was not initially the case. If you thought the Siren was creepy before, you haven't seen her with nipples and blood coming from her.
  • Kingdom Hearts zigzags this. All Disney characters are drawn according to their original design, which means some have nipples (Tarzan, Triton), some don't (Aladdin). The Original Generation averts this, though; when Sora, Xehanort's Heartless, and Ventus are shown shirtless, they clearly have nipples.
  • While most the nude or semi-nude bosses in La-Mulana have their nipples and other parts conveniently censored by the camera angle, Baphomet's second form is full frontal. Unless the red stripes are actually some sort of clothing, it's nipples and genitalia are absent.
  • Legacy of Kain: Raziel is functionally nude throughout the series, but it hardly matters seeing as he has no skin and therefore no naughty bits.
  • The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV has Rean and Emma actually shown fully nude but with glowing light surrounding the two of them, covering their private parts in one of her bonding events. Players can actually unlock this costume in a New Game Plus. It's because Emma's diving into Rean's subconsciousness to hold the Erebonia's curse at bay.
  • The Sea Zoras in the The Legend of Zelda games are usually fully naked with no nipples or genitals rendered.
  • In Life: the Game, six babies (the protagonist and later his quintuplet children) are born onscreen. The boys are impossible to determine from the girls.
  • Lone Siren: The siren looks like this.
  • Lucia, the female lead from Lunar: Eternal Blue. Several cutscenes show her without clothes and whenever it's impossible to cover her features with conveniently placed hair/baby red dragons, she's depicted as having anime anatomy, although Ruby still chews her out for "walking into the male bath with her no-no parts showing".
  • Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven has two scenes involving (practically) naked women: one with Tommy Angelo's love interest Sarah and another when Tommy encountered Sarah's friend Michelle whilst in a bathtub, only for the naughty bits to be obscured through a Scenery Censor. Though the more perverse crowd would be quite disappointed to know that the women's privates aren't fully textured at all if one views the 4DS files in an editor, saving Illusion Softworksnote  the trouble of being given a harsher M rating descriptor for nudity; the game was only rated for blood and violence.
  • While Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty generally relies on Scenery Censor and Hand-or-Object Underwear for the segment where Raiden is captured and stripped of his clothing, a specific weapons mod/hack confirmed that the art team decided not to actually model something that, under normal circumstances, would never actually be seen.
  • The final boss of Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae takes the form of a nude woman without genitalia or nipples.
  • Mortal Kombat 9 changes the older Super Moves into "X-Ray moves" that show the dramatic impacts of various attacks: mostly bones breaking, but occasionally some other damage, like Sub-Zero freezing and shattering the victim's abdominal organs. Some characters' moves include Groin Attacks... which conspicuously reveal this trope, with every character's pelvis consisting of nothing but muscle. (Mortal Kombat X leans hard the other way: Cassie Cage's Groin Attack includes a graphic depiction of the victim's testicles bursting. A woman's pelvis is still smooth muscle, though.)
  • Odin Sphere:
    • Vulcans, in their transformed state.
    • In the remake, one of the forms of the Myconid midboss in Ringford resembles a naked woman but still retains this anatomy.
  • Early on in the time-travelling segment of Ōkami 100 years in the past, Kushi's past counterpart at one point bathes naked in the village's river, conveniently positioned with her back turned towards you, and you can't get close enough for a closer look without being caught. However, distancing the camera further away from the player character and carefully positioning it in front of her reveals she possesses Barbie anatomy, lacking visible nipples.
  • In Pokémon Black 2 and White 2, new Gym Leader Marlon lacks nipples, and the contours of his swimsuit make it clear that he's lacking some crucial equipment as well.
  • The ending of Radiant Silvergun for the Sega Saturn features the main protagonists suspended in a liquid-filled tank, sans any form of clothing at all. No attempt is made to cover any of their bodies, but any form of genitals are noticeably absent.
  • In Ragnarok Online, there are a multitude of female monsters who are only partly covered (The Moonlight Flower in particular became a subject of much gags amid the fandom for the fact that she wears a Fur Bikini top, but goes pantless) or totally exposed, but nothing naughty can be seen. That is, with the sole exception of Maya, whose chest is strangely uncensored despite her main body looking almost wholly human; her Game Face and insectoid lower body she's bound to being the only unsightly aspects.
  • There's a male stranger you can meet in Red Dead Redemption 2 who's full-frontal nude who completely averts this but the Playable Character plays this straight. A since patched over glitch allowed you to get him out of the bathtub and run around naked and he had Ken anatomy. There are several places where you can find pictures of nude women but the only nudity you really see from in-game character models is Toplessness from the Back so it’s unknown if they’re anatomically correct though they do have nipples.
  • Resident Evil 2 features naked zombies towards the end of the game, which are completely lacking in genitalia.
  • In Resident Evil – Code: Veronica Claire Redfield's shirt bares her stomach, but she has no visible belly button.
  • The Saints Row series gives the option to have the Boss/President go around nude, normally covered by Pixellation. Sometimes the pixellation glitches out, revealing a lack of nipples or genitals, but showing a fully-modeled rear.
  • When a character first starts off in the sandbox MMO Second Life, all they are lacking in human anatomy. Many players will spend inordinate amounts of time and money buying player-created versions of said anatomy.
  • Shantae and the Pirate's Curse features topless mermaid enemies, but in keeping with the cartoony style of the game, their sprites lack any sort of detail. Later mermaid characters in the series typically wear Seashell Bras.
  • In Shadow Hearts and its sequel, Yuri is completely naked in his Seraphic Radiance/Dark Seraph Fusion, but lacks any genitalia. However, it's an angel form, so it might simply be plain asexual.
  • Prevalent throughout the Persona series, most notably in Persona 3 and Persona 4, as both of those games feature Hot Springs episodes that prove that everyone lacks nipples. It continues into sequels and spinoffs, such as Persona 4: Arena (where one character is wearing a very tight catsuit, while another is topless), the movie adaptation of Persona 3 (the second film features a noticeable sideboob shot of Yukari in a shower), and Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth (all of the Persona designs that originally retained their nipples - that being, they were originally demons designed for the main SMT games by Kaneko Kazuma - now lack them in this game).
  • Played for Laughs in Shin Megami Tensei V: the Nahobino's frame suggests that the outfit conceals the presence of male genitalia, but the reactions of some demons imply that there is literally nothing there. Should the Nahobino try to seduce certain demons, they will stare at the blank mound between the legs and leave, unable to control their derisive laughter.
  • Underneath the censor blur, naked Sims have featureless anatomy. The Other Wiki notes that "they appear like Ken and Barbie" was the makers' response to the accusation that Sim nudity merits more than a teen rating (though unlike the trope namers, they do have visible buttocks). In the modding community, custom skins are labeled either Barbie or non-Barbie, though some split the difference, adding nipples to the nipple-less female skins, but nothing else. Visible without modding is the bizarre design decision in The Sims 3 for the men to have no nipples, even though they did in The Sims 1 and 2. Considering that The Sims 3 aims for more realistic designs than its predecessors, it's a mystery why they decided to remove them. The Sims 4 reverses the decision while returning to a more stylized, Pixar-like design.
  • From Smite, the Norse sun goddess Sol appears as a stark-naked girl made of fire. It is censored by giving her barbie-doll anatomy.
  • Certain custom character races in Soulcalibur VI do not wear underwear by default, displaying nipple-less chests and lacking genitalia for both genders.
  • Spooky's Jump Scare Mansion: Specimen 13, despite being topless, has no visible nipples in the HD Renovation version of the game.
  • One preview of Super Mario Odyssey showed Mario shirtless in a beach level and many people were surprised to see they actually gave Mario nipples, though they're simply rendered as a pair of dots a slightly darker color than his skin.
  • Terraria has the Lost Girl/Nymph, a nude enemy posing as an equally-nude NPC with no genitals. For some reason, her sprite appears to have Godiva Hair in addition to that, which is a bit redundant.
  • Titan Quest has this as well: the player will often encounter casually nude stone statues in the Greek style, but due to the game's T rating, they lack junk. This was also the case with many of the monsters, such as the harpies and medusae.
  • Trauma Center has its first game play the trope straight with both male and female models when you're doing the initial surgical cuts or suturing the final wound. Later games have female breasts covered by a sheet.
  • Triangle Strategy has a very literal, justified example in the Liberty and Conviction routes' final chapters. The Hierophant's minions are essentially giant, naked dolls. Despite having fairly large "breasts," they lack nipples and have no detail on their crotches.
  • Sydney from Vagrant Story seems to be a victim of this... until you consider the possibility that he may have sacrificed his genitals along with his arms.
  • Vanish: The monsters visibly lack any apparent genitals.
  • White Noise Online: The paranormal creature stalking the investigators has nothing down there.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Dagas has an Unfortunate Character Design where he has exposed skin around his crotch area. As it is a T-rated game, there’s no genitalia to be seen.
  • Chaos from Xenosaga is shown to not have nipples when he's shirtless. MOMO also experiences this phenomenon in Sailor Moon fashion during her transformations.

    Web Animation 
  • Barbie: Life in the Dreamhouse has the decency never to show Barbie and her gang without at least underwear. However, Shirtless Scenes for Ken and Ryan reveal neither of them to have nipples. Additionally, a body diagram in Barbie's doctor office lacks the attributes absent from actual Barbie dolls.
  • The animated Web serial Broken Saints uses this when depicting the main characters naked in Dream Sequences, though not so much in the physical world.
  • The 3D animation short Eden depicts both Adam and Eve without nipples. Eve's breasts are supposed to be covered with Godiva Hair, but the effect falters while the snake seduces her, revealing her to be as nippleless as Adam.
  • In HFIL it's proven that the Freeza race (or at the very least King Cold), plays this trope straight.
    Freeza: Daddy, where's your decency!
    King Cold: Oh come on, Freeza, there's nothing to be ashamed about! Literally, there's nothing there.
    Freeza: I still have so many questions about that.
  • Homestar Runner seems to play this straight with Strong Bad (who is constantly shirtless with a chest as smooth as a bowling ball), until he mentions having sanded-off his own nipples.
  • Minilife TV: Zigzagged in the episode "Br*ck People Say!", as one clip has a character implying that minifigures don't have penises when his friend says he needs to pee, but another clip has a character getting a Raging Stiffie in his LEGO pants.
  • In The Most Popular Girls in School, Matthew has no penis or testicles due to a birth defect. Makes sense considering he (and the rest of the cast) are played by fashion dolls. This is visually represented by not putting a black bar over his crotch like the other guys. Somehow, despite lacking something to produce testosterone, he's had a deep voice since kindergarten.
  • Mystery Skulls Animated: The brief glimpse of Lewis without clothes in "Freaking Out". Killer abs, though.
  • RWBY: Jinn emerges from her magic lamp completely naked except for jewelry and fog, but she doesn't have nipples, genitals, a belly button, or a butt cleft. Ditto Ambrosius, who is a male version (and thus he has an Sculpted Physique, just like Jinn is curvaceous).

    Web Comics 
  • In SwordCat Princess, Lord Oberon appears nude but has no discernible genitals; James Barrington remarks upon this, noting that Oberon's "still got the Ken Doll genitalia". Oberon's princess daughter Julia arrives from Avalon similarly smooth in the crotch.
  • Vampire Cheerleaders, oddly enough considering that it pretty much runs on Fanservice. But not in the print run, as they didn't have to deal with Google Ads then.
  • Beeserker: Averted. The Sciencemen appear to possess a distinctive lack of nipples and thingies for most of the comic, but it's revealed in Chapter 10 that they simply wear flesh-toned bodysuits... pretty much always.
  • Bittersweet Candy Bowl, Half of the cast walk around in the nude, and then for some reason seem embarrassed by Wardrobe Malfunctions.
  • All of the Bomberman Land Parody cast do not have anything underneath their pants.
  • Myan from Cat Nine is fully naked but no details can be seen. [1]
  • Collar 6 zig-zags this (nipples are visible, but there's little detail for genitalia).
  • Doctor Voluptua's security team is composed entirely of men who have evolved beyond the need for sex (i.e. no penis). Given that her clients all have one sexual dysfunction or another, this is simply due diligence.
  • Played with in this Does Not Play Well With Others strip (formerly an Errant Story omake).
  • In Draconia Chronicles, while the dragons are technically nude all the time, they have no visible nipples because they are reptilian. Nor genitalia, which by Word of God and shown in more erotic Danny V has done, is covered up by a section of skin that can be pushed aside. The tigers avert this given the heavy Hand-or-Object Underwear in a scene where two of them start fighting topless. And some outlines of nipples.
  • In El Goonish Shive, shirtless males are drawn without nipples in greyscale comics. Word of God is that this is because he can't make them look right without color. Color comics and sketchbook entries have nipples though. And now that's true for shirtless females in greyscale comics too.
  • The characters in Fruit Incest seem to follow this trope usually. It's somewhat fitting considering the characters also have no fingers or toes either.
  • The characters in Forever After all have this due to it being a fairy tale G-Rated setting.
  • In Get Medieval, nobody has nipples in the early comics; it's possible that the change in later strips was sparked by the endless fan discussion of the absent nipples.
  • In Jix, the Ambis are always nude, but nothing is shown. The general explanation is that both sets of genitalia are probably under their fur. After all, the nipples have been shown from time to time by parting fur.
  • Kill Six Billion Demons: In this page the angel 82 White Chain Born In Emptiness Returns To Subdue Evil is seen full-frontal naked, but with no nipples or genitalia. Being an angel born of the cold white flame, 82 doesn't have a gender and corrects people who refer to them as female. Also, the creator has previously stated on his Twitter feed that he wants the comic to have the widest possible audience, and will therefore be avoiding NSFW content.
  • The Little Trashmaid: None of the merpeople have visible nipples. Possibly justified since mermaids might not technically be mammals.
  • Meta-example, Gary from Ménage à 3 learned to draw human anatomy with his roommate Matt, but was too squeamish to draw Matt's penis at first. Also, the characters in the comic are often displayed naked, even showing nipples, but genitalia is hidden.
  • Modern MoGal: Parodied. When the centaur girl accidentally bumps into a guy and trips, she complains about him taking a look at what's underneath her dress, and lifts her dress in demonstration — but being a centaur, what's right underneath her dress are her forelegs.
  • The men of Namir Deiter and You Say It First (both by Isabel and Terrance Marks) are curiously nipple-free. (This may be due to the near-militant efforts of the artists to keep things solidly PG.)
  • In Ron Coleman's Nudie Toons, women have nipples but men don't.
  • The Order of the Stick mostly uses tropes such as Pixellation (a strange method for a Stick-Figure Comic), Godiva Hair or Scenery Censor to cover nudity, but at one point (probably unintentionally) this trope happens when the Godiva Hair is positioned in a wrong way.
  • An ironically silly example appears in the comic Pawn. The demon protagonist Baalah goes around naked all the time, prominently displaying her enormous anatomically correct breasts and complete lack of genitals. It is apparently just an art convention, as the other protagonist is human and is also drawn this way, but she usually wears clothes so it's not as noticeable.
  • Questionable Content has May, an A.I. virtual companion who not only checks to find out if she's this, but frequently bemoans it. Much later, she gets a physical body, but it isn't any better.
  • R.A.M. the Robot takes place in a sci-fi World of Funny Animals, multiple characters, both organic funny animals and androids made in their image, have been shown unclothed and without visible features. It's implied that the former have fur covering their naughty bits while the latter lack them entirely, based on one of R.A.M.'s reactions to being temporarily turned organic.
  • This shows up for a panel or two in Remus, but the nudity is not played for eroticism and is surrounded by a fair amount of Fetish Retardant — specifically, the character in question is being dangled naked from a ceiling as part of a Cold-Blooded Torture session. It's very much not that kind of comic.
  • In Something*Positive, a Polanski-esque stage director enforced this trope by putting a 15-year-old Aubrey into a glittering, nude bodystocking... in a play based on The Hobbit. Mike sees it, and, being Mike pre-Woobification, promptly puts it on the Internet. Cue Pædo Hunt.
  • Sluggy Freelance: Aylee's famous "phase two" form was actually like this, really not having such details. At that time, she was basically a xenomorph poured into a mold the shape of a shapely human female. Torg appreciated her outlines anyway, along with the fact that she was technically naked. Later, when Aylee developed a genuinely human-ish form completely with more than a crude mockery of human anatomy, Torg found himself less comfortable about it.
  • In Sticky Dilly Buns, in a bonus story created following a successful Kickstarter campaign, Ruby dreams of directing most of the male cast in a Yaoi movie, and the dream culminates in her becoming a man and attempting to demonstrate a point in person. However, she is frustrated because her dream is drawing imagery from the fairly mild yaoi which she has been reading, which means that her male dream-body has no genitals.
  • An Alien bunny girl from Super Bikini Girls.
  • In Too Much Information (2005), the sexy shoulder devil, Cleo, is always naked, but nipples and genitals are conveniently covered by her long, flaming tresses.
  • Played with in Tower of God: during the Bath mini-arc one can see that Hon Akraptor and Kim Lurker's races have nipples for both genders, while Ja Wangnan, whose horns betray him as a Non-Human, does not.
  • TwoKinds: None of the Beast Man characters have any visible nipples, explained as being hidden by their fur. Doesn't explain why naked human characters have nothing going on either, though. Also, the original versions of the comics had visible nipples, but they were erased in the official comic to reach a PG-13 rating.
  • Wayward Sons: The only character whose breasts are ever fully exposed, Hestya, is drawn this way. Ironically, you can see where her nipples are when she's clothed.
  • Animals in Housepets! are drawn without visible nipples or genitals, however, dialogue implies that their privates actually are visible to each other (Grape was surprised that Peanut didn't know she was female because they are naked all the time) but the artist just doesn't draw them to keep the comic appropriate.
  • Almost always averted in Strange Tales of the DA Multiverse, where several of the main characters are naked with visible nipples and genitalia, and the ones who are clothed have crotch bulges and nipple bulges where necessary.
  • Averted in When Heaven Spits You Out, where Janie is seen with visible nipples while she's showering, but as she is only eleven years old this is not considered explicit.
  • Averted in Tales to Behold, where almost all the cast members have nipples and genitalia when nude. Which is a frequent occurrence.

    Web Original 
  • The James Gunn's PG Porn episode "High Poon" used this as the punch line: when the male porn star finally drops his trousers, his lower extremities look like this.
  • The SCP Foundation: One researcher delicately rebuffs a sexual advance from SCP-3740, a Super Gullible Physical God, by convincing him that a goblin stole her nethers.
    Dr. Leads: Goblin, Ashur. All smooth down there.
    SCP-3740: Gods be damned!

    Western Animation 
  • Perhaps a literal example with The Flesh from Action League NOW!. The Flesh is a modified Conan the Adventurer action figure depicted with a Ken-type bulge in place of Conan's hips/loincloth, and his nudity is always Played for Laughs.
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force hangs a lantern on Shake's lack of genitals in "Ezekial". This doesn't stop him from trying to get laid, or from being afraid of castration.
  • Ballmastrz: 9009: Flip Champion looks like a literal example, being a constantly naked quadruple amputee without visible genitalia, but he states in the pilot that its the only thing not amputated.
  • The Buzz Lightyear of Star Command episode "The Crawling Flesh" featured some LGMs being seen naked. They do not have visible genitalia.
  • Whenever Bathtub Granny from ChalkZone has her chest at a level where it isn't covered up by bathwater, she is shown to be flat-chested and lacking nipples.
  • In the first season finale of Clone High, there is a split-second shot of the Joan of Arc's clone's breasts. In place of her nipples is the words "nice try."
  • Cow and Chicken has the butt-flashing Red Guy. As he says, he's naked, but he surprisingly has no genitals.
  • The Critic lampshades the trope, when Franklin offers his son Jay a Barbie doll to date.
    Franklin: I have a new girlfriend for you, son. Her name is Barbie and she lives in Malibu. She already has a boyfriend named Ken, but he's not much of a man. (whispers) I checked.
  • The DC Animated Universe varies wildly on this, to the point of hilarity: Batman has no nipples, but Dick Grayson does... until he becomes Nightwing, at which point he doesn't again. Fortunately, by the time they made it to Justice League, they let the improved Aquaman keep his nipples.
  • Dexter's Laboratory had a case of this in the Dial M for Monkey short "Peltra", where the titular villain ends up stripped naked by Agent Honeydew and has no breasts or genitalia.
  • In The Fairly Oddparents, Timmy and Poof have a few nude moments, and while their butts are clearly visible, their sexual organs are not. They do have nipples and belly buttons, though.
  • Family Guy likes playing with nudity tropes in general.
    • One scene contains a frontal shot of a naked Stewie Griffin, with no male genitalia in sight. Promptly lampshaded when he looks down and doesn't see said genitals, causing him to think he's a woman. (That was because of Shrinkage.)
    • Another Stewie scene involves him goading Brian into running naked through a mall. When he returns and is counting his winnings, he is obviously not packin'.
      Brian: Cold?
      Stewie: Nope, just really, really small.
    • Brian has been the butt of several penis jokes, despite his own lack of human anatomy. Brian claims it gets pulled inside when he stands up. Truth in Television; dogs have a sort of retractable penis that normally rests inside a sheath.
    • Peter gets away with it because his large gut supposedly covers up everything. They lampshaded this in the episode where Peter gets liposuction. He steps out of the shower, looks down, and says, "I see you!" Lampshaded again with the nude TOY based on him. If you look underneath you'll find that his genitalia has been replaced with... a winking smiley face carved in!
    • After seeing "Love Blactually", it's safe to say that Quagmire has no genitals. There is also a scene in "Death Lives" where he is shaving his pubes, and there is a brief shot of him shown as smooth as a Ken doll.
    • Neither does Chris in the few times we see him naked, which is surprising since they made such a big deal about it.
    • There is at least one episode of Family Guy that shows Peter with nipples (the one involving him calling in sick to work to go to a Sox game). The rest don't seem to.
    • There's the episode "Deep Throats", where Lois and Peter get high on pot, strip, and eventually end up naked on the couch. At the POV seen, Lois' vulva should be visible, but it's not.
    • Averted in one Cutaway Gag with Britney Spears' famous crotch-shot paparazzi snap recreated, only with Peter in her place, and everything on display.
    • Lampshaded in "Be Careful What You Fish For" where Billy Finn tells Peter he can't see his penis while he's nude and calls his penis "Mr. Snuffleupagus".
      Peter: Lois, we're measuring my penis again and this time, I decide where the base is!
  • Male Gargoyles have no nipples, despite the bulk of the title creatures going shirtless all the time. Gargoyles lay eggs, but the females do have breasts. The creator says female Gargoyles nurse their young. The creator also says that both sexes have nipples, but one, on the males they're even more vestigial than in human males, and two, censors probably wouldn't like it.
  • All of the male characters on Magic Adventures of Mumfie have panty lines, but Mumfie was revealed in a few episodes to have no underwear, and no butt markings are seen on his back, even though in one of those episodes, his front was covered by another object.
  • Very noticeable in many nude scenes of Mary Shelley's Frankenhole. All the Stop Motion characters have flat cut-out bodies where their nipples and genitals (which are brought up many times in the show) are nonexistent.
  • In Max and Ruby, Max is often naked, but he has no genitals (and all rabbits have their butt covered by the tail). That doesn't stop Ruby from painting a penis (much more discreetly) on her reproduction of the Pablo Picasso painting in "Ruby's Art Stand".
  • Metalocalypse usually uses black Censor Boxes, but on the season 3 DVD, they are gone. When Pickles appears fully nude, his junk is replaced by a goatee that matches the one on his face.
  • Moral Orel does this. They didn't give any extra details to the clay models, even for nude scenes.
  • In The Prince of Atlantis all the Atlanteans had this since they didn't wear clothes. Which raised some, ahem, interesting questions about how they continued their species...
  • Producing Parker averts this whenever the female characters are topless. Keep in mind this show aired in a pre-watershed slot (Canada where this show aired is more lenient about this sort of thing)
  • In Robbie the Reindeer, the female reindeer clearly have breasts, but not unlike Sally Acorn, the nipples are presumed hidden under the fur.
  • Robot Chicken also hangs a lantern on this, providing the image caption. Averted in the teaser trailer of its sibling show, Crossing Swords. In jarring contrast to the simplistic peg-like character designs, all men have the same crudely sculpted junk and all women have the same crudely sculpted breasts.
  • The Simpsons:
    • In the "CC's Dare 2" commercial, Homer goes streaking through the SNPP just to get a bag of CC's chips from Bart. If you pause at just the right moment when Homer grabs the chips, you can see that he has no genitals.
    • Similarly, in "Natural Born Kissers", there's some frames of Marge's uncovered bare breasts, but no nipples.
    • Averted in the movie when Bart is skateboarding naked. For the first 28 seconds (which is a long time when a cartoon boy is skateboarding naked and nothing else is happening), he's got it covered, but then he passes from being behind a short (useless) fence to being behind a tall wall. In other words, his little boy crotch? The only thing you can see.
    • In the segment "Citizen Kang" of Treehouse of Horror VII for a brief moment when Bill Clinton is shoved into the tube, you get a view of his crotch and you can see that he has no genitals.
    • In "I've Grown a Costume on Your Face" from Treehouse of Horror XVI, Skinner wears a G.I. Joe costume and a witch turns him into the real thing. He says he's fine until he looks inside his pants.
    • In one scene of "Homer Badman", Homer is lying naked on the bathroom floor with the shower curtain covering him. Of course, his genitals aren't visibly shown.
    • In the episode "King Size Homer", when the explosion in the nuclear plant pipe flings Homer into the air, there is a brief frame where Homer's empty crotch can be seen under his muumuu while he is spinning in the air.
  • The Smurfs (1981) uses this, though these may overlap with Nonhumans Lack Attributes:
    • Probably done by accident, but in the episode "Papa's Big Snooze", when Papa Smurf is knocked on his back from being bit by the slumber bug, his kimono doesn't cover where, um... certain parts are lacking.
    • Smurfette is topless or nearly so a few times ("Smurfs at Sea," "Small Minded Smurfs"), but like the males, she has no nipples (or even breasts).
    • Handy's mermaid girlfriend (first seen in "Handy's Mermaid Sweetheart") is likewise topless, breast-less, and nipple-less. (In contrast, Sirene from a season 9 episode wears a shirt)
  • South Park:
    • The boys are usually rendered without genitals. The exception is Cartman, whose more closely resembles a tail.
    • Osama bin Laden doesn't have genitals at first, but after about 30 magnifying glasses, we can see a really small, uncircumcised penis.
    • Averted in the episode "T.M.I."; when Butters is measuring his penis and is angry that his T.M.I. is below average, his penis can be clearly seen.
    • "Wieners Out": Butters + decision to stand up for male rights = a load of uncensored, male fourth-grader genitalia. This keeps up in subsequent episodes "Douche and a Danish", "Fort Collins" and "Oh, Jeez"—this time, with Butters involved.
  • SpongeBob SquarePants, like other children's shows, tends to show naked characters as being devoid of genitalia.
    • Episodes such as "Pranks a Lot", "All That Glitters", "Patty Hype", and "Nature Pants" depict SpongeBob and Patrick in the nude. Neither of them has visible genitals when they are seen naked.
    • Squidward is seen naked in "Bossy Boots", but doesn't have visible privates even though a police officer promptly puts a ticket over his crotch.
    • When Plankton encounters a naked Mr. Krabs in "The Algae's Always Greener", Krabs never has his nether regions covered, which are nonexistent anyway.
    • "Feral Friends" ends with SpongeBob, Patrick, Squidward, Larry the Lobster, Mr. Krabs, Mrs. Puff, and Pearl all being naked. Again, none of them have any visible genitalia. Mrs. Puff and Pearl are also shown to be flat-chested and nipple-less. (Despite this, all the characters cover themselves and run off anyway)
    • To be honest, this makes perfect sense, considering that fish and other sea creatures don’t have any external genitalia to begin with.
  • Staines Down Drains: Stanley and Mary-Jane's mother is shown naked near the end of "Dentures of Death". The one questionable part of her anatomy that isn't out of frame or obscured during the scene is her bare chest, which is shown to be flat and devoid of nipples.
  • Steven Universe: The Gems, while never being seen without clothes on, seem to be this judging by the mannequin-like shapes they tend to briefly take on when reforming after being poofed, and the fact that several Gems, most prominently Amethyst, have their Gemstones where their breasts would be. Somewhat averted with Rose Quartz, who has visible breasts (though they may simply be a result of shapeshifting, especially since she doesn't have them as Pink Diamond).
  • In Superjail!, Hunter runs around not just completely naked but covered in blood. And she has -NO- visible genitalia. That didn't seem to deter the inmates from wanting to have their way with her, though. It was later revealed on the season 2 DVD that her first design had nipples and pubic hair, but the censors objected to it. The Twins' clone Combaticus never wears clothing within the titular episode, but clearly lacks genitalia and even nipples on his body. Averted by the first DVD cover, where Christy Karacas' original depiction of the character is shown to bear nipples (although his crotch is obscured).
  • In the first episode of ThunderCats, the Thundercats are all naked, and they have no genitals or nipples... or even butt clefts. And yet they all apparently have visible panty-lines. Weird.
    • Subverted: Word of God is that they are, in fact, wearing clothes (as one might think from Panthro's belt, Cheetara's boots, and the Kittens' "trunk lines"), their clothes just oddly match their skin patterns. Jaga's line when he presents their gear is that, on Thundera, they didn't need "special" clothes or weapons, not that they didn't wear clothes at all.
  • While there are various trolls in Trollhunters that wear clothes and do in fact have "gronknuks" (Rule #3 being to hit them for a tactical advantage), some trolls like the Wumpa Tribe, AAARRRGGHH!!! and his entire breed of trolls go without clothes with no primary gender characteristics visible.
  • Walter Lantz made a 1940 short titled The Adventures of Tom Thumb Jr. where Tom and his companion, a grasshopper, sail to a land where giants live. After getting soaked with water, he takes his clothes off to dry, revealing butt cheeks in the rear but no genitals in front.
  • In the What A Cartoon! Show short "Kenny and the Chimp: Diseasy Does It", which was later featured as a segment of the first episode of Codename: Kids Next Door, Kenny has been infected with many of Professor XXXL's collection of diseases, by the end after being cured of the latest illness he winds up naked and covers himself; however, when the ice cream cake he had ordered earlier arrives and he chases the delivery boy along with Chimpy and Professor XXXL, you can clearly see that he has no genitalia.
  • 52 episodes of W.I.T.C.H. (2004), 52 full frontal transformation sequences, and no sign of genitalia.

    Real Life 
  • Korean idol Nichkhun's torso experienced a giant photoshop fail.
  • In the 1950s, the first generation of nudist mags of the "Health and Efficiency" genre permitted monochrome photos of female nipples, but anything visible below the waist was severely airbrushed smooth. For a generation of men whose only exposure to female nudity had been mags of this ilk, discovering real women had pubic hair and other things were going on down there... well, it could come as a traumatic shock. Similarly, 1950s "art and public education" movies about life in nudist camps and how healthy and life-engendering the lifestyle was, would often be carefully edited to avoid any genitals nearer than fifty feet of the camera - these were acceptable in long-shot, however. Very long-shot.
  • There are some men out there who willingly have their penises and/or testicles removed. They call themselves "Nullos". Similarly, a Hindu third gender group known as hijras sacrifice their male genitalia to induce creative powers upon the hijra initiate. And historically, some eunuchs (like in East Asia, and among African eunuchs in the Ottoman Empire) had their penises removed along with their testicles.
  • In The '70s, the Pioneer space probes, designed to travel completely out of our solar system, each carried a symbolic engraved plaque, designed to provide further abstract information as to where the probe originated from, against the very long-shot chance that an alien civilisation would retrieve them and express curiosity. Part of the design was a picture of a representative man and woman, carved as full-frontally naked. Straight away, various interest groups objected. While the man's genitals were visible and in proportion, the woman on the plaque had Barbie-doll anatomy - her pudenda was absolutely smooth with no visible vulva whatsoever.
  • Some women have rather small vulvas and low facing vaginas that could look like they have a featureless crotch if not inspecting closely. Although anyone who crosses their legs in front of their privates can also get this look in front view regardless of gender.
  • People with a rare congenital condition known as athelia are born without nipples.
  • In the Web's early days, some trolls would amuse themselves by posting photos of topless women with the nipples digitally removed, allegedly "to conserve bandwidth."


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Alternative Title(s): No Genitalia, No Naughty Bits, No Nipples Or Genitals, Anime Anatomy, Ken Doll Anatomy



Metatron is God's Translator Buddy, speaking on Their behalf because mere mortals cannot withstand God's true voice ("We went through five Adams before we figured that one out."). He shows up in Bethany's bedroom to warn of the impending end of the universe. With God incapacitated at the moment, he serves as the Big Good, though is kind of a dick.

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